As a licensed Occupational Therapist (OT) is responsible to provide direct patient care as part of a multidisciplinary team at the hospital and/or outpatient care centers as assigned. Demonstrates competency in evaluation, habilitative, and rehabilitative OT services for patients with medical,functional and/or motor disorders. Provides clinical care activities utilizing evidenced based practice to insure a quality culture, and to satisfy customer needs for services, outcomes, and costs. Receives clinical peer review by the OT Clinical Coordinator.
Requirements:Bachelor's or Master's degree from an accredited school of OT.
Licensed to practice OT in the state of Florida.
Minimum of 2 years of pediatric experience is preferred.
Able to understand and react effectively to the age specific needs unique to assigned patients. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and command of the English language. Respect for patients, parents, center staff, physicians and members of the community is essential. Demonstrated record of initiative, self-direction, program development, organization, and independence of thought. Flexibility is essential, as work hours are subject to patient care needs and administrative program changes. Travel within the All Children's Health System locations and/or other outlying locations may be required. Must agree to sign a Non-Solicitation Agreement as a condition of employment by All Children's Hospital.
Must meet the physical demands of a practicing pediatric therapist including:
moving up and down from the floor and/or mat table and about the center
lifting small and medium children alone, assisting in transfers of heavy patients or equipment
physical mobility to interact in clinical activities with infants, toddlers, and young children (including stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling)
ability to clean treatment areas, mats, and/or toys as needed
visual acuity and fine motor dexterity to use evaluation e
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is the only specialty licensed children's hospital on Florida's west coast. Founded in
1926, All Children's has grown into a leading pediatric referral center that is
dedicated to advancing treatment, education, research and advocacy in child health.